Gekkô: GashitsuGekkô: Gashitsu
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Ogata Gekkô (1859-1920)

A lady is decorating folding fans with sumi-e paintings, intently watched by a young girl.

Title: Gashitsu (The artist’s studio)

Series: Fujin fûzoku zukushi (Women‘s customs and manners)

Signature: Gekkô

Seal: unread

Block cutter: Negishi Chokuzan

Publisher: Sasaki Toyokichi, Tokyo

Date: Meiji 24 (1891)

Size: Vertical Oban, 32,6 x 22,1 cm (image size)

Very nice impression and colours, with gauffrage and lustre printing. Wide margins, unbacked. Paper a little age-toned. Minimal soiling in right upper margin, an unobtrusive light stain next to the lady’s head, some faint creasing in lower margin. Overall very good condition.

Cf. MFA Boston, RES.51.153 a.o.

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